Now, I don’t know if this is because I’m 23 years old, female, or just generally a bit of a baby, but when I told people at the end of last year that I was off to backpack Brazil and Colombia I was generally met with resounding gasps. Continue reading Is travelling South America safe?
Cartagena is one of Colombia’s main hubs and traveller destinations. Known affectionately as the ‘romantic city’, it’s a very touristy but nonetheless beautiful metropolis ideally located on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. Continue reading Cartagena – Colombia’s city of romance
Colombia is famed for it’s breathtaking landscapes and outstanding natural beauty, and nowhere I visited in three and a half weeks was this more apparent than in Minca. Continue reading Mountain life in Minca, Colombia
If you’ve thought about travelling Colombia, then the chances are you’ve heard of Palomino, a seriously tiny town up north on the Caribbean coast that’s becoming an essential stop on the backpacker circuit. Continue reading Palomino – Colombia’s worst kept secret
The Iguaçu Falls are a source of great pride for both Brazilians and Argentinians. All 275 waterfalls (!!!) straddle the border between the two countries, and natives from either side will swear blind that the view from their side is by far the best… Continue reading Iguaçu Falls – backpacking Brazil
One thing I’ve learned since being in Brazil is that they love their food just as much as I do… Continue reading 5 places you must eat when visiting São Paulo!
Paraty is a little colonial town in Rio de Janeiro state, and is the perfect stopping point when travelling between Rio itself and São Paulo. Continue reading Picture-perfect Paraty – backpacking Brazil